All posts by : Whitney

How to Make Synthetic Wigs Look Natural

How to Make Synthetic Wigs Look Natural

Workout Hair Care Solution: A Wavy Wig No matter how much Alex and I plan a hairstyle post workout, sometimes it doesn’t come out right. That’s why we both love WIGS. We always try to have one just in case a particular hair styles doesn’t come out right or we are short for ...

Crispy Zucchini Chips Recipe

Crispy Zucchini Chips Recipe

Ever since I became a low carber about eight months ago, I’m always on the look out for yummy, healthy, low-carb recipes. When I stumbled across this one for zucchini chips, I had to try it out. It’s really simple. The only downside is they take FOREVER to bake because you turn your ...

3 Step Ayurvedic Hot Oil Treatment

3 Step Ayurvedic Hot Oil Treatment

  Experiencing dry, brittle hair this winter? Try an Ayurvedic hot oil treatment to add some life back to your tresses. Here’s how to do a quick hot oil treatment in 3 easy steps. Step 1 Use 1/4 cup of Sporty Afros Ayurvedic Oil and heat it up using a double broiler or a bowl over a pot ...

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

How to Achieve a Roller Set on Fine/Thin Natural Hair

I’ve been experimenting with new ways to wear my natural hair for about 8 months now. About a year ago, I got a fabulous Dominican blow out in NYC and some fabulous heat damage to go along with it. I was still able to wear my wash and gos when all of my hair was heat damaged. But, as the new ...

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

4 Hairstyles for Heat Damaged Natural Hair

Heat damage is like a cuss word in the natural hair community. We’ve all heard the horror stories of girls who grew their hair out for years, flat ironed it once and it never curled again. It’s so sad. I never thought my hair would get heat damaged. I subjected it to pretty harsh abuse ...

Vision Board? Make an ACTION Board

Vision Board? Make an ACTION Board

I love the concept of creating a vision board. It’s great to display pictures, encouraging words and motivational phrases that depict what you want in life. Unfortunately, most of the time a vision board is just a pretty collage. There are no specific goals or steps to achieve them. Want to ...

Take Charge of Your Hunger

Take Charge of Your Hunger

Hunger. It’s the beast that keeps us from sticking to a diet, it sabotages us when we’ve had a “good” day, week or month… Sticking to a healthy diet does not equate to being hungry all the time. Denying yourself food when you’re legitimately hungry is starvation ...

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

As a vegetarian on Thanksgiving, you typically get the odd stares and the concerned glimpses from family members as you approach the dinner table holding a plate without turkey. I’ve been a vegetarian (really, a pescatarian) for almost 3 years now. I never thought I’d stick with it ...